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we brought you yesterday morning. montgomery county police are looking for a second robbery suspect. a man says tuesday night two men tried to rob his mother and sister outside of their silver spring home. some of the crime was captured on surveillance camera. the man was shot when he tried to intervene. the suspects hopped in their car and drove into d.c. and crashed near catholic university. d.c. police arrested one man and recovered a weapon. investigators say the suspect knew the victims and targeted them. up to two years -- after two years of meetings and intense community debates. >> today a northern virginia high school name for a confederate general will learn a new name. they will hold a vote on the name for jeb stuart high school. one possibility gaining momentum is justice high school. today, new airport security measures will take effect for every flight coming into the u.s. from a foreign
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tsa will conduct closer inspections of electronics. the changes were announced this summer after suggesting isis was able to smuggle explosives into laptops. also today, the long awaited release of thousands of secret files related to the assassination of president john f. kennedy. 3,000 documents will be released to the public. other documents will be released in full. members of the intelligence community urged president trump to block this release, but he tweeted over the weekend that he had no intention to do so. now to the latest on that controversial dossier about president trump. clinton campaign officials tell nbc news hillary clinton did not know about the research that went into it until it was published online earlier this year. she was apparently disappointed it wasn't made public earlier. meanwhi meanwhile, president trump pounced on the report that democrats helped fund the
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research. >> it was made up and i understand they paid a tremendous amount of money and hillary clinton always denied it. the democrats always denied it. and now only because it's going to come out in a court case, they said yes they did it, they admitted it and they're embarrassed by it. >> clinton's campaign and the democratic national committee say they did not know they were paying for the research. they originated the research during the primary. they reached out to the republican primary cates and denied paying for it. long awaited speech on the opioid crisis. tracie potts will have a look at what he could see. the app on your smartphone could help save someone's life. activating the pulse point app. it will alert you to someone having a heart attack. it shows you where the
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defibrillator is located. the app saved his life when a woman nearby received an alert. >> she has -- it's amazing. i mean, let's face it. we can't have a firehouse on every corner of the county. >> i was at the right place at the right time because of pulse point. >> you do not have to be certified in cpr to use the app. just willing to help someone in need. prince william county in virginia and prince george's and howard counties in maryland already have this app. pretty incredible when you think about what it can do. you're going to love this next story. random act of kindness getting love on social media. this video was posted on facebook on saturday. it shows virginia tech fan brandon jarrell in number 3 giving a little boy his first hokies t-shirt. jarrell had been sitting by the little boy and his family noticed he didn't have any gear. he did something about it. the woman behind him recorded the thing. posted it on facebook. 's
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he had no idea somebody was recording until a friend told him about it. >> not looking for attention. doing it out of the kindness of his heart. got out of his seat went into the arena. bought it. >> if you can spread that around, it goes a long way. spread it around. thank you, sir. get a check of weather and traffic. look at the roads with melissa mollet. >> say that all morning. >> welcome back. >> let's start with chuck and sheena, though. a chill and few raindrops this morning. >> a few raindrops on my windshield. aaron said it was sprinkling. it wasn't a big deal this morning. >> the funny thing, it's amazing how the weather changes so quickly. i had my windows open. no sprinkles on me. radar is bearing out the fact that there are a few sprinkles around. it's chilly outside. the chilly mornings are backor
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a couple of days and potentially later next week. the clouds and the raindrops will turn into sunshine later on today. sunday is looking very, very soggy indeed. halloween might be more of a treat than a trick. storm team 4 radar, one or two lonely raindrops donning the landscape. temperatures in the mid up toer 40s to around 50 degrees. as you plan out your day, a cloudy start and sunny finish. temperatures today in the upper 50s to 60 degrees. is it going to get chilly. for more on that, let's go to sheena. >> yes, it will. more clearing on the way. frost advisories already up for your friday morning. just a heads up when you walk outside tomorrow morning. here it is. frost advisory for pretty much the entire area. tomorrow through 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, it will be chilly enough to provide some frost maybe on your car, the grass. cover up any plants you might not want to get damaged. looking off to the west and
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hagerstown. this is a freeze warning. freezing temperatures expected tomorrow morning. same thing. you want to cover up plants from getting damaged there. there you see it. chilly one ending out the week. wait until you see the forecast. rain in it. let's check the roads. i love tossing to melissa mollet. >> thank you. i have to try to keep it together here. i'm glad to see everybody this morning. looking at the beltway. no big problems there. earlier roadwork has cleared out of the way. do have one thing to mention here in prince george's county. right now, 4 between forest hill road and silver hill, the right side is still blocked at the work zone this morning. 95 northbound at 32, an animal struck and one lane blocked there. as you look here 5696, fairfax county to the beltway, no problems. take you about eight minutes to get into that area. same thing if you're headed out bound. aaron. >> melissa, thank you.
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tight race for governor in virginia is close to reaching the finish line. a new poll says one of the candidates -- happens all the time. packages stolen right off your front porch. amazon wants to put an end to it. the new service is now offering that some aren't too sure about. and making the rank of eagle scout, no small feat, folks. but these triplets did it with a major obstacle in the way. how they didn't let being
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a multimillion dollar makeover on the way for the national air and space museum. $650 million to be exact. work will start next summer. it will be 2021 before you see the full transformation. parts will be open during the construction. the work is long overdue. some of the exhibits haven't received an update since the museum opened 41 years ago. it's one of the most popular. it gets a lot of wear and tear. >> they've been adding new exhibits. it will be nice to see everything get a fresh coat. >> it's very popular because it's very cool. they did it all. whitewater
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zip lining, archery and first aid. >> we're talking about triplets, leo, nick and steven can toes. they mastered every badge required to become eagle scouts and did it without being able to see. you just saw a village of people cheer on the triplets last night as they got their eagle scout ' emblems. their adoptive father pinned on the badges. a former high level department of justice official and white house staffer, also blind met the triplets when they were 11. he found them living a life of fear, rarely going outside. >> they have recognized the fact that, contrary to their earlier years when they were bullied, when they were told they weren't worth anything by other kids, they now, they now know with
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absolute certainty, not only do they have inherent price less value, but so does everybody else. >> i'm going to cry. this is an emotional story. wow. >> becoming an eagle scout is a really significant accomplishment here achieved by fewer than 4% of the folks who go into scouting. the triplets favorite part of their achievement was the community service project allowed them to help those less fortunate than they are. >> the whole story from beginning to end. >> incredible. they're taking the time to teach, too. they're teaching life lessons to everybody else watching. >> what their father said about who they are and our inherent value. what a wonderful message. maybe it's because melissa is back. my eyes are getting sweaty. >> simple and profound at the same time. >> seriously wonderful. 4:42. we've been avoiding saying this word for a while. i don't want to say it. but we're going to put it out there. the word cold is
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>> it's chilly. it's chilly this morning, eun. >> it's going to -- >> we have to save the word cold for tomorrow morning. there's a high likelihood of a frost or freeze 24 hours from now. today, we're dealing with a few sprinkles. is morning,th
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ralpand as a doctor, nobody ever asked if i'm a democrat or republican. they just want my help. so if donald trump is helping virginia i'll work with him. but donald trump proposed cutting virginia's school funding, rolling back our clean air and water protections, and taking away health care from thousands of virginians. as a candidate for governor,
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up to donald trump on all of it. ed gillespie refuses to stand up to him at all. a dramatic robbery and chase. justin finch at the live desk. >> eun, aaron, that happening across from the office. take a look at this video. three robbery suspects ditched their get away car on a dead end street across from the u.s. naval observatory. before that, police say the suspects robbed a cvs store
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last night. you can see on this map. that store is on a busy stretch of wisconsin avenue. it's about metro stops and a whole foods. police say they've caught everyone involved. what a terrifying night for those working in that cvs. they were trying do their jobs. back in to you guys. justin, thank you. it's 4:46 now. we are getting startling new numbers on the drug epidemic. chances are you know at least one person affected by it. now, new numbers show the crisis is expanding. the maryland department of health released stats fort first six months of this year. 203 more people died from overdoses than in 2016. >> 68% of those overdose deaths in maryland during the first half of this year are related to fentanyl. it's not isolated to maryland. >> in virginia, they're up 15% in the first quarter of this year. overdo overdose-rat
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tripled between 2014 and last year. the president is expected to address this. >> president trump will address some of the numbers in the growing opioid crisis. >> tracie potts is live on capitol hill with more on what he's expected to say. tracie, good morning. >> good morning. you just talked problem. declares this a federal emergency, it opens the door for millions of dollars from washington to address this crisis. also, to change some rules and regulations here to make it easier for the feds to get involved. he could declare it a public health emergency or ask congress to appropriate money. in both cases, less funds would be available for treatment for addiction and for prevention and to get the word out about this crisis. so the expectation is that the president will do what he talked about and declare this a federal emergency. it's unusual for a healt
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federal emergency that's declared during a hurricane. >> all right, tracie potts live on capitol hill for us. tracie, thank you. 4:48 now. we're getting new numbers in the race for virginia governor. a poll from hampton university shows ed gillespie with a lead over democrat northam. nearly a third of responders are undecided. this is the second poll to show gillespie ahead in the race. the poll has a margin of error plus or minus 4.2 percentage points. he head to the polls on november 7th. i'm justin finch the at live desk. there's a missing bethesda man. this is 80-year-old juan soo kim. he left his home yesterday afternoon. he was driving a 2012 black nissan sentra with maryland tags. the tag number is 7ds
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bear in mind, too, the low temperatures last night. that got down to 50 degrees. a lot to have concern. if you know where yim is, call police. there's also a search for this elderly man. d.c. police say 66-year-old ronald stuckey was last seen sunday. if you see him, call police. it makes it harder to understand the rules of the road on 66. if you don't have an e-zpass, not knowing what do could cost you. transportation leaders want to get the word out that in early december, they will start enforcing morning and evening rush hour tolls on 66 inside the beltway. during those express lane hours drivers must have a transponder or face a fine. so far it's a little difficult for drivers to understand all these rules. >> you end up having to go to a night class to
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transponder and when to turn it on and off. >> he makes a good point. right now only about half of the drivers who need them have them. v-dot is rolling out a campaign to get drivers signed up. traffic signals in maryland are getting an upgrade. governor larry hogan rolling out a $50 million plan for a system that uses real-time traffic conditions and computer software to adjust the timing of traffic signals. according to wtop, the signals will ease congestion for 700,000 drivers a day on 14 major corridors. here's a look at ones that set to come to our area. parts of route 301 in charles and prince george's counties, maryland 202 in landover, maryland 108 in olney. signals go in over the next year. get ready to see a lot of green-colored bikes. it's making the county the first suburban jurdi
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country to have a dockless bike sharing system. the bikes are expected to be out at the top of the hour in silver spring. in dockless bike -- with a bike share app that unlocks and processes the charge. >> okay. all week long, we're getting you ready for halloween. the music gets me every time. they're releasing the list of the most searched costumes. it's all about girl power. wonder woman was the most searched costume in our area and in the country. harley quinn from the suicide squad franchise. clown. clown? those are scary. too much. unicorn. and rabbits. rounded out the top five. let us know what costume you'll be wearing by tweeting us with the #ready for halloween. especially the cute kid costumes. my son gets mad when i say you're so cute. >> your 15-year-old. >> my middle child was a
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cape. >> not cute. >> are you going to wear a costume? >> no. >> do you go out with them? >> they want me to dress up. >> i put a witch's hat on. >> that's the number one. here in washington, politics makes its way into halloween. >> there's one person who takes the cake for best costume. he dressed his up as the bill from schoolhouse rock. remember that? >> i'm just a bill sitting here on capitol hill. >> explaining how a bill gets passed into law. >> twitter had a field day. >> it's so d.c. this has only happened here. >> looks good, though. >> my question, have you ever seen school of rock? >> schoolhouse rock. >> i used to watch it. >> so young. >> it's all coming back to me
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>> i loved that one. >> see? >> right up there with reading rainbow. >> you showed restraint. when i thought i might wear a witch's hat. >> i thought you were going to say never mind. >> you showed restraint. >> aaron, you better not. anyway, this morning, we have snow, snowshoe, west virginia, look at this snow falling. as you watch this morning, just keep in mind, this is not in our area right now. again, snowshoe, west virginia. we saw yesterday it was going to be cold enough there with enough moisture in the atmosphere passing by to cause light snowflakes out there off to the west. way off to the west. we are not worrying about that. we, in fact, have a few sprinkles. it's a chilly start this morning. it's going to be a chilly afternoon. we have frost advisories for tomorrow morning. then we go into the weekend. dry saturday but rainy on sunday. two very different weekend days. right now, it's 51 in sh
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51 quantico. if you're about to step outside. here are the sprinkles. this is not a big deal. as you head out, don't be surprised if you see a few sprinkles hitting your windshield. this one near bowie and laurel and right around the district you might see sprinkles too. here's a frost advisory. that's for everybody. then we have a freeze warning. freezing temperatures expected off to the west in the shenandoah valley. some of the higher elevations as wechlt the bus stop forecast, you'll need the long sleeves. this afternoon, staying cool. 61. by bus stop afternoon time, 62. daytime high into the weekend, there you see 70 saturday and rainy for the redskins on sunday. halloween looks good. that's great news. let's head to melissa mollet. she's back. good morning, melissa. glad you're here. >> good morning, sheena. thank you. i'm texting my husband. who is awake? what's going on? are you
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>> looking fine this morning. no big concerns here. we'll talk about a couple of hiccups. first of all, prince george's county. do have some lanes blocked both ways because of a work zone there. taking a look at 270 coming southbound from 70 to the spur. take you 30 minutes. same thing if you're headed northbound. eun? thank you, melissa. it's nice to say that. i'm going to be milking it all morning. it's the new service amazon is rolling out with the hopes of stopping porch theft. would you try it, though? the program that would let people deliver packages inside your home. it could happen to you without even knowing what the news 4 i-team is learning about the ireasenc
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alex: when i was 11 years old, a man broke into the house and he sexually assaulted me. thankfully, in my case, the police caught him, but there are so many survivors that live knowing that their attacker is still out there. ♪ thank you mark herring, for taking this seriously, and for making this a priority, for all of the victims out there. mark: i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad.
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welcome back. amazon is rolling out a new service in which drivers virtually unlock your home and leave your package inside. >> sounds a little odd, right? it's called amazon key because you're giving the company a virtual key to your home. prime customers need a smart lock. the consumer is notified when the delivery person arrives using a one-time code to unlock the door. as they drop off the package inside, the delivery is recorded so consumers can watch. if you have the recording part
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you some peace of mind allowing a stranger into your home. >> aaron says no, leave it at the door. there's an increase in a hidden crime which preys on women in public. scott macfarlane and the i-team found a sharp and sudden spike in cases of upskirting in our area. >> reporter: you might have heard of upskirting, men taking pictures you have up women's clothing and keeping or sharing the pictures. in a recent series of cases, they've hit d.c. metro stations, up escalators or on the train. there's been a 50% spike in cases in 2015 and we found they've spread beyond transit stations, outdoor restaurants. recent victims spoke with us. >> i think he has a creepy sort of feeling. they left
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feelings. >> reporter: tonight on news 4 at lec11:00, we take you insidee phone to look at the hidden app to hide the pictures once taken. for now, scott maacfarlane, new 4 i-team. >> "news4 today" starts now. >> right now at 5:00 a.m., a chilly start. temperatures in the 40s to start your thursday. how much warmer will it get? we'll have the storm team 4 forecast. >> plus, sexual assault along a popular jogging trail. an exclusive update about the man police are calling a person of interest. >> he's actually a quiet guy. i didn't know he was that much of a hero. >> new details about the shooting and chase that led to a college campus lockdown. we're learning why the victims may have been targeted. first, good morning everybody. i'm aaron gilchrist. i'm eun yang. we're going to get back to the


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